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My Hollywood MisAdventures
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Tales Sometimes Tall, but always true, of Allan Cole's years in Hollywood with his late partner, Chris Bunch.
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
John Howard Reid's books get bigger, better and more informative. This 2011 e-book release is a must for all who are interested in movies of science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural. Many books deal with these subjects, but most are just glossy picture books. JHR delves into all of the films' actors, directors, producers, technical staff, etc., and offers extensive reviews as well.
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Crammed full of facts on each selected film, including actors and their characters, synopses and reviews, plus lots of fascinating background information, "CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge" is a truly massive book, detailing over 160 movies originally released in that wide-screen process. This book is an absolute must-have for the classic movie fan who watches TCM or enjoys vintage DVDs.
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
One of John Howard Reid's most informative and interesting books, this is an invaluable guide not only for film buffs, but for all admirers of cinema entertainments, whether they be movie fans or DVD collectors. True, you may not agree with some of JHR's comments, but that is the beauty of these books. They give readers something to think about. And you may be alerted to buy DVDs of many movies.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
Shadows and Light
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Natalie Collins. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Gary Kent’s book, Shadows, is about Hollywood’s change, a journey—as it says—through a revolution. It began in 1960 with director John Cassavetes' work, and continued to evolve through the ages to the Hollywood we know today. And Kent was there for it all. Kent is a writer/director, actor, stuntman, special effects guru, production manager and mostly, an officer in the revolution.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (or It seemed like a good idea at the time!)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,100. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A memoir about the making of James Cameron’s film, THE ABYSS From production through post-production
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
On Behalf of the Committee: A History of Northern Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
It's a comedy fact. From Industrial Revolution to digital era - via music hall, radio, Variety, television, clubland & cinema - northern-born comedians have been at the heart of British popular culture. This witty and informative history investigates why that should be so, while celebrating some of Britain's best-loved funny folk from George Formby to Les Dawson to to Peter Kay
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
Halliwell's Horizon: Leslie Halliwell and his Film Guides
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,770. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The first full biography of the award-winning film encyclopaedist and television impresario Leslie Halliwell, who compiled The Filmgoer's Companion in 1965 and followed it a dozen years later with Halliwell's Film Guide, both monumental feats of research and dedication. In an age long before the internet, Halliwell's books were regarded as the number one source for movie information.
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,400. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager is the first and only book on music tour management. Written with an acerbic wit and brutal honesty, Mark Workman pulls no punches in telling you what it’s really like to tour the world with a famous music group.
The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 1
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 191,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Ruby Preston. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From opening nights to closing nights. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring Broadway to life each night.